Tag: writing

Aug 10, 2018

The New York Public Library’s Collection of Weird and Wonderful Objects

The New York Public Library’s Collection of Weird and Wonderful Objects

A lock of Walt Whitman’s hair, Jack Kerouac’s boots, and Virginia Woolf’s cane are just a few of the items

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Jul 9, 2018

The Importance of Sentence Length in Writing

The Importance of Sentence Length in Writing

An excerpt from Gary Provost’s 1985 book, “100 ways to improve your writing”

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Jun 7, 2018

This Artist Keeps the Most Beautiful Sketchbooks I Have Ever Seen

This Artist Keeps the Most Beautiful Sketchbooks I Have Ever Seen

José Naranja keeps a diary, sketchbook and scrapbook all in one place and it’s beautiful

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Apr 24, 2018

‘Minimum’, Ink on Paper, 2015

Artwork by kyoflow16 on reddit

A little penmanship fun by reddit user kyoflow16

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Apr 9, 2018

This 9-Year-Old Girl Loves the New Yorker’s Cartoon Caption Contest

This 9-Year-Old Girl Loves the New Yorker’s Cartoon Caption Contest

Alice grabs every issue before her mom can even get a hold of it

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Jan 12, 2018

‘Cantina Theme’ Played by a Pencil and a Woman with Too Much Time on Her Hands

‘Cantina Theme’ Played by a Pencil and a Woman with Too Much Time on Her Hands

What Star Wars’ “Cantina Theme” would sound like if your instrument was a pencil

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Aug 31, 2017

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

A fascinating glimpse into one of the most brilliant minds in human history

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